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NATIVE ARTIST OPPORTUNITY FUND

OVERVIEW Part of WAA’s Advancing Indigenous Performance (AIP) program, the Native Artist Opportunity Fund is a financial assistance award program to aid US-based Indigenous performing artists with short-term needs related to the promotion, development and sharing of their work or practice. Opportunity Fund grants are not intended to support travel costs associated with a tour […]

COUNTRY SINGER/SONGWRITER SHANE YELLOWBIRD GONE AT 42

  COUNTRY SINGER/SONGWRITER SHANE YELLOWBIRD GONE AT 42 Award winning Country Singer/Songwriter, Shane Yellowbird, has died at the young age of 42. He was a two-time Native American music award winner for Best Country Recording. In 2011, he won for his debut recording, “Life Is Calling My Name” and in 2012, he won  for his […]

NATIVE ARTIST OPPORTUNITY FUND

NATIVE ARTIST OPPORTUNITY FUND AIP Native Artist Opportunity Fund 2022Ends on February 28, 2022 New funding opportunity for US-based #Indigenous #performing #artists: the Advancing Indigenous Performance at WAA program has launched the Native Artist Opportunity Fund — a new financial assistance award program to aid US-based Indigenous performing artists with short-term needs related to the […]

Indigenous musician a connecting force in music scene – OBITUARY

ALAN SMALL ON Monday, Jeremy Koz was singing with Vince Fontaine, his cousin, friend and bandmate with roots-rock group Indian City, making a video for their friend Jacquie Black. They played Star People for Black, whom they knew as manager of the Indigenous Music Awards, and sent the video to Black’s niece to play at […]

THE MOST HONORED AND CELEBRATED MUSIC MATRIARCH JOANNE SHENANDOAH JOURNEYS ON

Native America’s Musical Matriarch And Peace Maker Dies at Age 63 It is with deep sorrow and profound sadness that the Native American Music Awards & Association (NAMA) share in the outpouring of grief of our beloved friend, Lifetime Achievement honoree, and 14 time Award winner, Joanne Shenandoah, following the announcement of her passing. On […]

PJ Vegas teams up with NBA’s Los Angeles Clippers for Native American Heritage Month

  PJ VEGAS TEAMS UP WITH NBA’S LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS FOR NATIVE AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH        FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  North America // November 23, 2021 // The National Basketball Association (NBA) welcomes Native American music icon, PJ Vegas, to perform at the Los Angeles Clippers game at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Tuesday, November […]

sākihiwē music Thursdays taking concerts to 46,000+

Treaty One Territory – The sākihiwē festival is working with NCI FM to take pre-recorded concerts by Indigenous artists to radio audiences across Manitoba and beyond. The series, entitled sākihiwē music Thursdays, began on October 14 and will conclude on December 16. “We believe that art or cultural deserts have the same negative affects on our mental […]

2nd Annual Indigenous Hip Hop Awards Trade Show

  HIP HOP IS A BEAUTIFUL CULTURE! May 28th, 2022 2nd Annual Indigenous Hip Hop Awards Trade Show Located: Alt Hotel Winnipeg Address: 310 Donald St, Winnipeg, MB Book Your Hotel Stay – At Our Host Hotel – The Alt Hotel Winnipeg Call the Alt Hotel Winnipeg (431)-800-4279 and ask for the 2nd Annual International Indigenous […]

RUNNING STRONG FOR AMERICAN INDIAN YOUTH’S DREAMSTARTER CREATIVE GRANT

Running Strong DREAMSTARTER CREATIVE   RUNNING STRONG FOR AMERICAN INDIAN YOUTH’S DREAMSTARTER CREATIVE GRANTThank you for your interest in applying to be a Running Strong Dreamstarter Creative! This year, Running Strong will donate up to $25,000 in Dreamstarter Creative (DSC) grants to Native artists who are following their dreams creating and promoting their art! HOW […]

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